Join, renew or give an ISSUE Membership to enable another groundbreaking season of experimental music and performance.

As we continue nomadic programming during our Downtown Brooklyn space's renovations, ISSUE has launched a Membership drive to raise $10,000 by September 1.
As a special incentive, all new and renewing Members before September 1 receive a FREE ticket to Bill Orcutt, Circuit Des Yeux, and Loren Connors on September 14th, in addition to year-round benefits.



Event   

Sat, August 8, 2015 - 8pm

Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma

Artists Space Books & Talks: 55 Walker St., NYC 10013

Ariel Kalma’s boundary-blurring music spans free-jazz trips to infinite modular synthesizer and sax meditations. A pioneer in the field of modularly synthesized electronic music, he finds an ideal collaborator in Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, who has gained renown for modular synth and voice improvisations as Lichens.

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Tue, August 11, 2015 - 8pm

Ora Clementi: crys cole & James Rushford / Vito Ricci

Artists Space Books & Talks: 55 Walker St., NYC 10013

Ora Clementi play with subtleties of sensory perception, invoking a dreamlike context that hovers between musical performance and pure abstraction. Vito Ricci combines his recordings with live sound, performing on computer, modular, and “wrench guitar” with special guests Lise Vachon and Steve Dalachinsky.

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Mon, September 14, 2015 - 8pm

Bill Orcutt & Circuit Des Yeux / Loren Connors

First Unitarian Congregational Society: 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn 11201

Master guitarist Bill Orcutt performs a first-time duo set with Circuit Des Yeux, aka Haley Fohr. Known for her brooding, raw songwriting and singular four-octave voice, Fohr recently released a collaborative 7" with Orcutt. Legendary improvising guitarist Loren Connors, now active for three decades, performs solo.

The inaugural releases from ISSUE Project Room's new publishing imprint, Distributed Objects, are now shipping.

Releases

Distributed Objects /
SKU: DO03

Eliminated Artist

LP
Price: $20.00
/ $25.00 MEMBERS

Known for his uncompromising tape and synthesizer work, Pete Swanson has pushed the limits of electronic music since the early 2000s. Since stepping down as half of formative underground duo Yellow Swans, he has subverted the genres of noise and electronic dance music as a solo artist.

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Distributed Objects /
SKU: DO 01

Quasar ⇔ Lanterns

2xLP
Price: $30.00
/ $25.00 MEMBERS

Digital via BOOKMAT

Sergei Tcherepnin’s Quasar ⇔ Lanterns was originally produced in 2009 as an 8-channel installation with Ei Arakawa at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. Remixed to stereo for this release, Tcherepnin’s trio of works combine analog synthesizer recordings and other instrumental sources with field recordings captured during the artists’ travels to Turkey and Georgia.

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Distributed Objects /
SKU: DO 02

The Hant Variance

2xLP
Price: $30.00
/ $25.00 MEMBERS

Digital via BOOKMAT

Sabisha Friedberg’s double LP The Hant Variance was recorded at EMPAC with Peter Edwards in a custom-tuned environment using advanced multi-channel recording techniques to capture a configuration of spatialized sound sources. Combining granular synthesis, analogue synthesizers, tone oscillators and field recordings, the composition is comprised of three movements.

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Distributed Objects /
SKU: DO03

Eliminated Artist

LP
Price: $20.00
/ $25.00 MEMBERS

Known for his uncompromising tape and synthesizer work, Pete Swanson has pushed the limits of electronic music since the early 2000s. Since stepping down as half of formative underground duo Yellow Swans, he has subverted the genres of noise and electronic dance music as a solo artist.

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ISSUE is pleased to announce the selection of our 2015 Artists-in-Residence: Lea Bertucci, Kim Brandt, Dawn Kasper, Mariana Valencia, Evan Calder Williams, and C. Spencer Yeh will premiere new commissions in 2015.





Malcolm Goldstein improvising on violin with tape, recorded live at ISSUE Project Room in October 2014 as part of a two-night festival highlighting Graham Lambkin's Kye imprint.